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Blended Face-to-Face Community Mental Health First Aid

Equips adults with the knowledge, skills, and confidence to recognise, understand and respond to a friend, family member, co-worker, or another adult, experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis.

Blended Face-to-Face
Community Mental Health First Aid

The Blended face-to-face Community Standard Mental Health First Aid course teaches participants how to provide initial support to another adult who may be experiencing a mental health problem or mental health crisis, until professional help is received or the crisis resolves.

Course participants learn about the signs and symptoms of common mental health problems in adults, how to recognise and respond to an emerging or worsening mental health problem and the treatments and supports available.

The course is delivered in two parts: 

Initially Self-paced eLearning of approximately 5-7 hours duration, this is then followed by a 4 Hour Face-to-Face Instructor Led Training session.

Please note the eLearning must be completed prior to the face to face session.

Delivery Format

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Blended Face-to-Face

Self-paced eLearning

(5-7 hours), followed by a 

4-hour face-to-face session

Upcoming Courses

Using a practical, evidence-based action plan, course participants learn how to approach someone they are concerned about and initiate a conversation about those concerns. Participants also learn how to offer initial support and information and how to encourage the person to seek professional help or other supports.

Adults who complete the course become Mental Health First Aiders (MHFAiders), equipped with the knowledge, confidence, and skills to provide someone with mental health information and support when it matters most.

Standard Mental Health First Aid courses delivered in blended formats include some eLearning materials tailored to either workplaces or community settings. Participants can select their preferred setting when organising Blended Online or Blended Face-to-Face delivery of this course. 

This course is recognised by Suicide Prevention Australia as a safe, high-quality, and effective suicide prevention program.

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